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Verve Jazz Masters 15
     

Verve Jazz Masters 15

by Charlie Parker
 
For those who haven't yet invested in Definitive's excellent four-CD set Charlie Parker: The Complete Norman Granz Master Takes, Verve Jazz Masters 15 may serve as a useful sampler containing some of this master improviser's best performances recorded between January 1946 and July 1953. In addition to Jazz at the Philharmonic jams ("I Can't Get Started"

Overview

For those who haven't yet invested in Definitive's excellent four-CD set Charlie Parker: The Complete Norman Granz Master Takes, Verve Jazz Masters 15 may serve as a useful sampler containing some of this master improviser's best performances recorded between January 1946 and July 1953. In addition to Jazz at the Philharmonic jams ("I Can't Get Started" clocks in at over nine minutes), collaborations with orchestras led by Machito, Joe Lippman, Jimmy Carroll, and Neal Hefti, Bird is heard in the company of the best modern jazzmen of the day. By virtue of the excellent material compiled herein, this potent package rates as one of the best entries in Verve's Jazz Masters series.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/19/1994
Label:
Polygram Records
UPC:
0731451982729
catalogNumber:
519827

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Charlie Parker   Primary Artist,Alto Saxophone
Machito   Maracas
Walter Bishop   Piano
Miles Davis   Trumpet
Kenny Dorham   Trumpet
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet
Haig   Piano
Bill Harris   Trombone
Hank Jones   Piano
John Lewis   Piano
Shelly Manne   Drums
Flip Phillips   Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Rich   Drums
Max Roach   Drums
Red Rodney   Trumpet
Willie Smith   Alto Saxophone
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Tony Aless   Piano
Neal Hefti   Conductor
John LaPorta   Clarinet
Bernie Leighton   Piano
Tommy Potter   Bass
Arnold Ross   Piano
Stan Freeman   Piano
Mitch Miller   Oboe
Howard McGhee   Trumpet
Luis Miranda   Conga
Teddy Kotick   Bass
Percy Heath   Bass
Manny Albam   Baritone Saxophone
Porcino   Trumpet
Mario Bauzá   Trumpet
Verlye Mills   Harp
Maurice Brown   Cello
Ray Brown   Bass
Kenny Clarke   Drums
William K. "Billy" Hadnott   Bass
Sid Harris   Violin
René Hernández   Piano
Max Hollander   Violin
Isadore Zir   Viola
Harry Katzman   Violin
Killian   Trumpet
Jose Madera   Tenor Saxophone
Jose Mangual   Bongos
Harry Melnikoff   Violin
Pete Mondello   Tenor Saxophone
Thelonious Monk   Piano
Ubaldo Nieto   Timbales
Gene Orloff   Violin,Vocals,Concert Master
Samuel Rand   Violin
Roberto Rodriguez   Bass
Curly Russell   Bass
Joseph Singer   French Horn
Fred Skerritt   Alto Saxophone
Bart Varsalona   Bass Trombone,Trombone (Baritone)
Ray Wetzel   Trumpet
Doug Mettome   Trumpet
Lee Young   Drums
Leslie Johnakins   Baritone Saxophone
Howard Kay   Violin
Milton Lomask   Violin
Zelly Smirnoff   Violin
Eddie Brown   Oboe
Robert Rodriguez   Bass
Jimmy Carroll   Conductor
Murray Williams   Alto Saxophone
Joe Lipman   Conductor
Manny Fidler   Violin
Vinnie Jacobs   French Horn
Fred Ruzilla   Viola
Joe Benaventi   Cello
Frank Brieff   Viola
Paquito Davilla   Trumpet
Bronislaw Gimpel   Violin
Nat Nathanson   Viola
Myor Rosen   Harp
Sonny Salad   Alto Saxophone
Diego Iborra   Percussion
Bobby Woodlen   Trumpet
Sam Caplan   Violin,Concert Master
John Richard Lewis   Piano
Gene Johnson   Alto Saxophone
Frank Miller   Cello

Technical Credits

Neal Hefti   Arranger
Norman Granz   Producer
Gene DePaul   Composer
Benny Harris   Composer
Michael Lang   Compilation Supervisor
Charlie Parker   Composer
Peter Pullman   Notes Editing
Roger "Ram" Ramirez   Composer
Don Raye   Composer
Jon Schapiro   Liner Notes
Jimmy Sherman   Composer
Jimmy Carroll   Arranger
Étsuko Iseki   Contributor
Sheryl Lutz-Brown   Art Direction
Joe Lipman   Arranger
Gilberto Valdes   Composer
Marion Sunshine   Composer
Jimmy Davis   Composer

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